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Teen hospitalized after air freshener causes car explosion

A German teenager has suffered serious injuries after accidentally creating an explosion in the family car with air freshener. Police in the western city of Duisburg say the 17-year-old boy had been trying Wednesday to get rid of the smell of cigarette smoke in a recently purchased secondhand Volkswagen SUV. ...

Three rare, four-day-old white baby lions are pictured at the private Zoo Safari in Borysew, Poland, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. The fourth cub born Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, by the five-year-old Azira cannot be seen in the photo. The caretakers don't want to disturb the family and have not yet checked how many males and females were born. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

4 white lions, 3 white tigers born in zoo in Poland

Seven rare white wild cats — four lions and three tigers — have been born in the past week in a private zoo in central Poland. The lions were born on Sunday at the Zoo Safari in Borysew and are doing well under the care of their mother, 5-year-old Azira. ...

This undated photo released Wednesday Sept. 21, 2016 by the Israel Government Press Office shows letters addressed to God in Jerusalem. Israel’s postal service typically receives dozens of letters each year from around the world addressed to God.Israel’s postal service is delivering letters to a unique address that hasn’t changed in thousands of years. Ahead of the Jewish high holidays, it took some of the dozens of letters it receives each year that are addressed to God and delivered them to the Western Wall, where visitors traditionally place handwritten notes of prayer and wishes in the cracks between its stones. (Government Press Office via AP)

God's got mail: Letters arrive at Jerusalem's Western Wall

Israel's postal service is delivering letters to a unique address that hasn't changed in thousands of years. Ahead of the Jewish high holidays, it took some of the dozens of letters it receives each year that are addressed to God and delivered them to the Western Wall, where visitors traditionally ...

For sale: NY mansion of 'Keeping up with the Joneses' fame

A dilapidated mansion in New York believed to have inspired the phrase "Keeping up with the Joneses" is on the auction block. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports (http://pojonews.co/2cZma45 ) the 24-room Wyndclyffe Castle will be auctioned Wednesday. The mansion was built in 1853 in Rhinebeck as the country house of Manhattan ...

Horse named Mercy freed from septic tank by rescue workers

Officials say animal rescue workers have freed a horse that fell into a septic tank hole in central Florida. Local media outlets report that Mercy, a 24-year-old quarter horse, fell through the tank's fiberglass cover Tuesday morning behind a home in Bunnell. Rescuers workers from Flagler and St. Johns counties ...

In this Sept. 17, 2016 photo released by Mexico Federal Police, an officer stands next to a van outfitted with a 10-foot (3-meter) air cannon in Agua Prieta, Mexico, along the border with Douglas, Arizona. According to federal police, it was used to shoot projectiles into the U.S. and the van was reported stolen from the city of Hermosillo in the Mexican state of Sonora over the summer. a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman said that the most common common use for this sort of device is lobbying marijuana packages over the border fence. (AP Photo/Policia Federal Preventiva)

Mexican police: Van with cannon used to shoot drugs to US

Drug smugglers employ very creative methods to get their loads across the U.S.-Mexico border. But it's not every day they use a van outfitted with a 10-foot (3-meter) air cannon to shoot projectiles into the United States. Mexican federal police said in a statement last week they found such van ...

Call from Barnstaple, UK, stumps police in Barnstable, Mass.

Police in Barnstable, Massachusetts, were stumped when a woman from a nearly identically named town in the United Kingdom called to report a car crash. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2df5W4n) the call came in to Officer Mark McWilliams on Thursday. The woman tells McWilliams she was "driving back from Barnstaple ...

Out of the wild: Police chase bear through Alaska city

A young black bear led police on a two-hour chase through the streets of downtown Anchorage, Alaska — scurrying down sidewalks and across lanes of traffic and even ducking behind a Pizza Hut along the way. The Anchorage Police Department said they first received a call about the four-legged suspect ...

Wireless signals can detect your feelings with new device

What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad? A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aims to detect emotions by sending wireless signals that measure heartbeats as the signals bounce off a person's body. Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and ...

Man who lost phone fleeing cops posts online: Don't call me

Authorities say a Pennsylvania drug suspect who dropped his cellphone while running away from police took to Facebook to warn his friends not to call that phone number. Lackawanna County detectives say 25-year-old Scranton resident James Lee Hankins fled when police tried to arrest him for an undercover drug deal ...

Eau de urine: Flower that smells like death will soon bloom

A flower that smells like a cross between a decaying animal and urine is set to bloom later this week at Dartmouth College. Named Morphy, the titan arum — or corpse flower — hasn't bloomed since 2011. Officials at Dartmouth's Life Sciences Greenhouse, where the 6 ½-foot flower is housed, ...

'Lucky' to be alive: Calf with 2 faces born at Kentucky farm

Visitors to a central Kentucky farm may do a double-take when they see the newest addition: a two-faced calf. Stan McCubbin of Campbellsville told WDRB-TV (http://bit.ly/2cT1RoQ) that he thought he had twins when he first saw the calf on Friday, but quickly realized he had something far more unusual. The ...

Inn that inspired Longfellow: Guests, give us our stuff back

A historic Massachusetts inn that inspired poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and was once owned by automotive pioneer Henry Ford wants its stuff back — no questions asked. Longfellow's Wayside Inn in Sudbury is celebrating its 300th anniversary by offering amnesty for former guests who may have —ahem — "secretly checked ...

Maine school purchases computer program to serve as teacher

A Maine high school unable to fill a vacant teacher position has turned to a foreign language computer program to educate students. With money already earmarked for the job, The Morning Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2cJzmJL ) Madison Area Memorial High School opted to purchase the Rosetta Stone program to serve as ...

Olive oil helps free man stuck in jetty while fetching phone

A man who got stuck head-first between two rocks on a Rhode Island jetty while trying to retrieve his cellphone has been rescued with the help of olive oil. WJAR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2cmW89E) it happened Saturday afternoon near a fishing area in Point Judith. Authorities say the man dropped his phone ...

Man gives phony $50 bill to girl's charity lemonade stand

Police are calling it the "lowest of the low:" A man gave a fake $50 bill to a southeastern Michigan girl who was running a lemonade stand to raise money for Alzheimer's disease research. The Monroe News (http://bit.ly/2cOfsO2 ) says the man on a bike didn't buy anything last Sunday ...

Robbery suspect, handcuffed behind back, steals police car

Authorities say a robbery suspect somehow made off with a Terre Haute police car despite being handcuffed behind his back. The Tribune Star reports (http://bit.ly/2cFbeX2 ) that officers had placed 28-year-old Cody Tryon of Terre Haute in the back of the patrol car. Police say that while unattended, Tyron kicked ...

Stuntman Eddie Braun flies the "Evel Spirit"  rocket on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, over the Snake River Canyon at Twin Falls, Idaho. (Pat Sutphin/The Times-News via AP)

Daredevil successfully powers rocket over Snake River Canyon

Professional stuntman Eddie Braun successfully jumped over the Snake River Canyon Friday afternoon in an ode to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel. Braun soared over the southern Idaho canyon in a custom-built rocket dubbed "Evel Spirit." It launched off a steep ramp on the edge of the canyon rim just ...

FILE – In this July 30, 2015, photo, a sign above a wall covered with repellent paint asks people to "Hold it!" outside a Mission District transit station in San Francisco. In the fall of 2016, Philadelphia's main transit agency, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, plans to test liquid-repelling paint that makes urine spray back on the offender. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Philadelphia transit agency to test urine-repelling paint

The city's main transit agency plans to try urine-repelling paint to combat smells and complaints about cleanliness. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority will run a trial this fall of a product called Ultra-Ever Dry, a surface coating that makes urine spray back on the offender. SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch said ...

In this photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, a false wall with an "escape hatch" inside the Center Point halfway house in Oklahoma City, that holds prisoners who are nearing the end of their sentences, is pictured Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. The department says inmates would check in with security then sneak out through the hatch. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP)

Officials discover 'escape hatch' at Oklahoma halfway house

Oklahoma prison officials say officers discovered a false wall with an "escape hatch" inside a halfway house that holds prisoners who are nearing the end of their sentences. The Oklahoma Department of Corrections said Friday that officers found the false wall while searching for contraband at the Center Point halfway ...

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